Adobe make Flash scripting Free Software with Mozilla Foundation

Alex Hudson home at
Fri Nov 10 09:01:56 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-11-09 at 23:37 +0100, strk wrote:
> Mozilla is hurting free software players in that does not provide
> gnash with it's plugin finder service.

Last time I tried gnash, it was definitely not ready for public use.

> > So, I would say Adrian is probably worrying about nothing - the code is
> > GPL'd (as an option).
> The whole idea beyond GPL is to be *tainting*.

It would be better if you didn't refer to copyleft as "tainting" - the
GPL doesn't taint anything.

> If it is *one* of *three* options, it will never taint anything.
> Adobe, or whoever else, will still be able to include in
> non-free applications.

It's more important that Adobe made it free software than they made it
only copyleft IMHO.



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